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Not Again!

A RANT ABOUT SHOOTINGS Just hearing the news about Virginia Tech. The latest, as I’m writing, is two dead in different parking lots and the suspect still on the loose. Obviously, the school is in lockdown. We all pray for the victims, a quick capture of the shooter, and safety for all. I just do…
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It’s coming!

Ready for Christmas? One of my favorite Dave Ramsey quotes is “Christmas is not an emergency.  December 25th arrives on the same day, every year!” He says this in reference to using your credit card to pay for Christmas presents.   Planning your Christmas budget way ahead of time is a great advantage.  I always…
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Reflections

Reflections of the day I hope everyone had a marvelous Thanksgiving filled with family, friends, and food – grin.  Prayers going out to those families who have a loved one in harm’s way this year and have left an empty spot at the table (and in their hearts). My Thanksgiving was a whirlwind of emotions.…
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You gotta have friends

Friends I woke up this morning with the song, “Ya Gotta Have Friends” by Bette Midler stuck in my head.  Probably because we are moving to a different state within 30days, I’m waxing nostalgic.  Here is just one section of the lyrics… Cause you got to have friends La la la la la la la…
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Flying with our soldier

On an airplane with our soldier Ah, this is so nice. I’m on a trip to Florida with my youngest son. (11/7/11) The hubs will have some get-a-way time with him later in the month. We’ve had a nice chat and now we are in the air. The plane is so loud it is now…
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The Assignment

The Assignment Our church is going through “52 Days With Nehemiah” from October 28 to December 18th. We have a list of 52 things are asked to do one thing each day. I have been seeing many people posting things they are thankful for on FaceBook, with the intention of posting one a day for…
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Forgive & Forget?

Forgive & forget? Forgive and accept? Interesting topic. I posted the following to my NewDirection FaceBook status the other day… How to best handle forgiveness seems to be a topic among people I know these days. Forgive & yet don’t allow back into your life or forgive and allow back into your life. I think…
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Hotel like?

Living in a hotel atmosphere Have any of you ever sold your house before?  I know “hate” is not a nice word to use, so let’s just say I “strongly dislike” living in a house that is “on the market”.  Our realtor put it in terms I had never heard before.  Once you are on…
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Is it time to step up?

Step Up I think I may have written about this before, it certainly is a continuous issue.  Volunteering… So, last blog you learned that my husband and I are relocating.  We have been here almost eight years.  We have gotten involved with church and civic organizations, and I am still involved at the high school.…
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To move or not to move?

To move or not to move – that is the question I tell my husband he’s a lucky guy (grin).  I was raised an Army “brat.”   Born into it and was a senior in high school when my dad retired.  I moved twelve times in my 18 years (I think I have that right).  I…
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